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by troggle
Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Why were certain types of encryption illegal until recently?
Replies: 29
Views: 13798

Re: Why were certain types of encryption illegal until recen

Xanthir wrote:Also recall that being able to break German and Japanese encryption is a decent part of what allowed America to win WW2.


Parallel universe?
by troggle
Sat Jul 03, 2010 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Advice required: Music player
Replies: 7
Views: 1334

Re: Advice required: Music player

I recommend the Sansa Clip Plus, which fits your requirement pretty much exactly. I have it, and had written an elaborate post as to why it's the most awesome player ever, but my browser crashed and I don't have time to rewrite so for now I'll just direct you to this review . Ooh, that does look pr...
by troggle
Fri Jul 02, 2010 2:54 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Advice required: Music player
Replies: 7
Views: 1334

Advice required: Music player

Hi guys and Gals, I need some advice. I am looking for a portable music player and I don't know a great deal about them, so I thought I would ask you knowledgeable chaps for your ideas, input and guidance. I have drawn up a short list of things I am looking for: ⋅ Would be nice if it suppo...
by troggle
Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0759: "3x9"
Replies: 135
Views: 42519

Re: "3x9" Discussion (#759)

When I was doing my maths exam at school I actually did it properly.
by troggle
Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0751: "Swimsuit Issue"
Replies: 119
Views: 31006

Re: "Swimsuit Issue" Discussion

Rew wrote:I use truecrypt to hide my secret folders. It works great, I recommend it.

I vouch this.
by troggle
Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0733: "Eagle"
Replies: 52
Views: 13262

Re: “Eagle” discussion

Fume Troll wrote:Made me think of the spy scenes in Trigger Happy TV. like this and this


I can't view these and I'm in the UK, wtf?
by troggle
Mon Apr 19, 2010 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0729: "Laser Pointer"
Replies: 107
Views: 25385

Re: "Laser Pointer" Discussion

GunJack wrote:Still waiting for the "nine lives Garfield scan"... guess is harder because is a Cat-scan... :D

I'm so ashamed... :oops: but I couldn't resist :twisted:

Or maybe the guy is taking a cat nap?
by troggle
Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0729: "Laser Pointer"
Replies: 107
Views: 25385

Re: "Laser Pointer" Discussion

There's a reason that the cat looks like it was drawn by someone else. The cat art is taken from Garfield's Nine Lives book (not a typical Garfield by far), sub comic is entitled Primal Self. I'm sorry, but are you levelling a formal accusation of a copyright violation? Because, a) that's a pretty ...
by troggle
Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0726: "Seat Selection"
Replies: 112
Views: 27316

Re: "Seat Selection" Discussion

tastelikecoke wrote:Wouldn't it be weird to see your mouse pointer suddenly become a stick xkcd hand? I would love a cursor for that!


It would be too creepy skeletal for my liking.
by troggle
Sat Mar 27, 2010 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0719: "Brain Worms"
Replies: 140
Views: 29036

Re: "Brain Worms" Discussion

Am I the only person that finds other people's dreams very boring and uninteresting?
by troggle
Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0717: "Furtive"
Replies: 108
Views: 30442

Re: "Furtive" Discussion

What is it that men find so exciting about lesbians anyway? To a heterosexual man, aren't a pair of lesbians just two women with no interest in you? That should be depressing. That's a very good point. As a heterosexual male that doesn't have this fantasy I have always found it a little strange. Bu...
by troggle
Wed Mar 17, 2010 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0715: "Numbers"
Replies: 185
Views: 52588

Re: Numbers

littlelj wrote:I am also in the "where can i buy bras other than scaffolding warehouses?!" category for cup size. :oops:


hi a/s/l?
by troggle
Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0691: "MicroSD"
Replies: 140
Views: 37689

Re: "MicroSD" Discussion

It won't be that long until we reach that point... http://www.usatoday.com/tech/columnist/andrewkantor/2007-02-02-life-memory_x.htm http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9074439/Total_Recall_Storing_every_life_memory_in_a_surrogate_brain This is more interesting though, and much farther into the f...

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